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InnoDB Transparent PageIO Compression
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We have released some code in a labs release that does compression at the InnoDB IO layer. Let me answer the most frequently asked question. It will work on any OS/File system that supports sparse files and has “punch hole” support. It is not specific to FusionIO. However, I’ve been told by the FusionIO developers that you will get two benefits from FusionIO + NVMFS, no fragmenation issues and more space savings because of a smaller file system block size. Why the block size matters I will attempt to explain next.

The high level idea is rather simple. Given a 16K page we compress it using your favorite compression algorithm and write out the only …

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Presenting MySQL/InnoDB at Percona Live 2014
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I will be presenting at Percona Live 2014 and I’m excited to share and discuss the latest and greatest features and improvements that we have made to MySQL/InnoDB in 5.7. Great performance improvements, there are some new exciting compression features that we are working on,  GIS support,  temporary table performance etc.. There is a long list. Also, we are always interested to hear about user issues and priorities so that we can address them and/or work them into our plan. Your feedback is very important for us, if you want to influence the direction of InnoDB development then you need to talk to me .

Covering indexes in MySQL - revisited (with benchmark)
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In the process of building a new benchmark tool for Yahoo, I needed a good "guinea pig." I think I found the one by showing how much more powerful covering indexes can be with InnoDB. A covering index is one where the index itself contains all of the necessary data field(s). In other words, no need to access the data page!

Here's a sample table:

`id` int(10) unsigned NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT,
`entity_type` enum('Advertiser','Publisher','Network') NOT NULL DEFAULT 'Advertiser',
`managing_entity_id` int(10) unsigned DEFAULT NULL,

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Should you be worried about STATEMENT based replication?
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Earlier this month, an announcement about STATEMENT based binary logging would be the default starting with MySQL version 5.1.29. I've always preached that backwards compatibility was key to new releases. In this case, lessons were not learned until close to final GA date.

I would like to point out that for 90% of customer cases, STATEMENT based replication will work fine as advertised. But I'd like to point out some use cases where STATEMENT based replication will be at best spotty (at least it is in 5.1.28).

If you primarily use InnoDB as …

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DBAs are always try to determine the best way to manage their storage for InnoDB. The three main options include:Having one shared InnoDB tablespace data file.Setting up individual files per InnoDB table.Setting up a shared tablespace across multiple files.Option 1: Having one shared InnoDB tablespace data file.This is fine if you have a simple and small MySQL database. Great for new DBAs to

Reload data quickly into MySQL InnoDB tables
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As DBAs that manage large quantities of database servers, we are always looking for the fastest or most efficient way to load data into the database. Some DBAs have quarterly maintenance periods where they reload data into a database to refresh the indexes.

If you primarily use InnoDB tables in your MySQL database server, then these set of tricks will help in trying to make the reload process a bit faster than just a straight dump & reload.

my.cnf configuration
innodb_flush_log_at_trx_commmit = 0
innodb_support_xa = 0
disable log-bin & log_slow_queries

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